2016 Chevrolet Volt is a new edition of the popular coupe that will keep the plug-in hybrid drive. New design exterior and interior will certainly attract new customers. Body will be built on the Chevrolet Cruze platform, which will be modified for the purposes of this model. Thanks to that, the vehicle will be lighter and more flexible to install batteries and extra space for another passenger in the back row of seats. Exterior has received revised front and rear fascia, new roofline, alloy wheels, chrome accents and more. The interior will offer new materials and functions that will increase the level of comfort. The batteries that are installed in the drive system is 18.4 kWh lithium-ion battery with fewer cells. It will also drive system, uses two small motors that will replace one large. In addition, expect better performance and further reduce weight.
2016 Chevrolet Volt – Under the Hood
2016 Chevrolet Volt under the hood hides a hybrid propulsion system that combines a 1.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and two electric motors. Conventional engine delivers 101 horsepower while the electric motors deliver 149 horsepower and 294 pound-feet of torque. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is achieved for 8.4 seconds, while in the pure electric mode can travel 50 miles. Total autonomy in the hybrid mode is 420 miles with a fuel consumption of 41 mpg. The batteries will be recharged through the GPS system and the coverage of filling stations is great. Detailed specifications will be announced later.
2016 Chevrolet Volt – Interior
2016 Chevrolet Volt brings revised center console with 8-inch touch screen. New features such as: leather upholstery, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel and navigation will facilitate driving. Cab can accommodate five passengers and the space in the back row is inconvenient to head for coupe roof line. The security package includes Lane Keeping Assist, lane-departure warning, parking sensors and automated parallel parking. In sale will be available in early 2016 year. The price of the basic model is $ 35,000. Main competitors are the Toyota Prius and Ford Fusion Hybrid.